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Sebastian Vettel was hardly a jovial figure when he arrived in Singapore, but he was incandescent after Ferrari's weekend unravelled.
Ferrari have had the faster car than the Mercedes of late but they have failed to come up with the consistency required to win titles.
The four-time champion German admitted that he felt he and his team had let down Ferrari's passionate tifosi by failing to win after locking out the front row of the grid.
Lewis Hamilton waited until the end of lap 28 to come in for fresh tires, handing the lead to Bottas who was ahead of a charging Raikkonen.
The German clocked a best lap of one minute and 21.105 seconds to outstrip the Finn by two-tenths of a second at the high-speed Autodromo Nazionale.
Sebastian Vettel can close the gap, or even overhaul it, when he takes on championship leader Lewis Hamilton again this weekend in what should be a supercharged Italian Grand Prix.
Hamilton, who started from a Belgian record fifth pole position, came home a well-beaten second for Mercedes, having been unable to threaten his German rival.
The defending world champion came home 17.123 seconds ahead of title rival and fellow four-time champion Sebastian Vettel of Ferrari.
Vettel was out-qualified by Ferrari team-mate Kimi Raikkonen for only the third time this year, but the Finn was also not happy.
Hamilton leads Vettel by 17 points after the drive of his life from 14th on the grid to win last weekend at Hockenheim.
Sebastian Vettel clocked a best lap of one minute and 16.170 seconds to wind up narrowly ahead of Valtteri Bottas of Mercedes by 0.059 seconds.
Hamilton was astonished by the lack of praise forthcoming from former F1 drivers, working as pundits, and explanations, as he raced to a success.
The four-time Formula One champion started from pole position and seemed in control. He was livid with himself, kicking the gravel in frustration as he stepped out his car.
Ferrari’s recent performances have followed their introduction of a new engine at the Canadian Grand Prix in June while Mercedes delayed their new unit until the French Grand Prix.
Vettel topped qualifying with a devastating final lap in his Ferrari to pip Valtteri Bottas in the second Mercedes.